sustainability

Zero Waste of Time: And that’s a (non-plastic) wrap!

December 23, 2019

By JULIETTE FRADIN — Did you know most wrapping paper is non-recyclable? It has often been chemically dyed, laminated, and mixed with non-paper materials like foil and glitter (aka plastic) which makes them non-recyclable. And that’s before you even factor in the ribbon, sticky tape, [read more]

City of Hyattsville wins 2019 Sustainable Champion Award

November 1, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — On Oct. 15, the City of Hyattsville became Sustainable Maryland-certified and was named the Sustainable Maryland Sustainability Champion at the Maryland Municipal League Fall Conference, held in Cambridge. To become certified by Sustainable Maryland, a municipality must [read more]

Hyattsville wins sustainability status

December 11, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — Hyattsville has been named a sustainable community (one of only five) in the state of Maryland. This designation gives the city government, residents, and businesses access to special state funding, such as from the Community Legacy program, State Highway Administration [read more]

County’s first urban farm unveils vibrant mural

November 11, 2011

ECO City Farms CEO and founder Margaret Morgan-Hubbard stands in front of the new mural, created by two Hyattsville residents. Photo courtesy ECO City Farms. BY SCARLETT SALEM AND PAULA MINAERT — On October 21, a crowd of about 30 area residents and elected officials gathered in [read more]
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